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Popular Tours with Back-Roads Touring

Back-Roads Touring is a small-group touring concept offering leisurely regional tours throughout the UK and Europe. Tours explore local areas that might otherwise be missed such as Cornwall, La Provence, Loire Valley, the Scottish Highlands and Northern Italy. Tours range from 1 to 14 days in length.

Back-Roads tours have a maximum of 16 people, ensuring an intimate and relaxing experience with great attention to detail and a personal touch. This company has more than 25 years experience touring the UK and Europe, with guides that are both knowledgeable and approachable.

Get lost in a maze of narrow lanes in the Cotswolds, discover medieval villages overflowing with history and character, or sip on Europe’s finest wine at a boutique French winery. With a Back-Roads tour, you’re guaranteed to have an experience unlike anything you’ve done before.

All tours place a strong emphasis on food. Back-Roads believe that experiencing local cuisine and wine is one of the most important parts of travelling, which is why their tours always include several group dinners at local restaurants. Tours also include daily breakfast at your hotel, be it a continental breakfast in Europe or an English or Irish breakfast in the UK.

Choose from our range of Back-Roads tours below or contact a consultant on 133 133 for assistance.

  • WWI Battlefield Weekend, 3 Days

    WWI Battlefield Weekend, 3 Days

    from $875*

    3 day tour departing Lille. 2 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 1 x evening meal. Services of a specialist Battlefield driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation throughout. Entrance to: Hooge Crater Museum, Hooge Trenches & ...

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  • Anzacs on the Western Front, 4 Days

    Anzacs on the Western Front, 4 Days

    from $1,295*

    4 day tour departing Lille. 3 nights accommodation. Full European breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Services of a specialist Battlefield driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Entrances to: Hooge Crater Trenches, Museum in Ypres, Wellington ...

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  • D-Day: Battles for France, 4 Days

    D-Day: Battles for France, 4 Days

    from $1,465*

    4 day tour departing Lille. 3 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Services of a specialist Battlefield driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Entrances to: Dunkirk Dynamo Museum, Dieppe Memorial Museum, Merville ...

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  • Orkneys & The Highlands, 4 Days

    Orkneys & The Highlands, 4 Days

    from $1,595*

    4 day tour departing Inverness. 3 nights accommodation. Full Scottish breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Whisky tasting. Entrances to: Dunrobin Castle, Maes Howe, Skara Brae, Broch of ...

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  • Hampton Court Flower Show, 4 Days

    Hampton Court Flower Show, 4 Days

    from $1,695*

    4 day tour departing RHS Garden Wisley. 3 nights accommodation. Breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Entrance to all gardens

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  • Heart of England, 5 Days

    Heart of England, 5 Days

    from $1,759*

    5 day tour departing London. 4 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Traditional Craft Cider Tour. Entrances to: Christ Church College, Shakespeare's ...

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  • Heart Of England, 5 Days, SAVE $96*

    Heart Of England, 5 Days, SAVE $96*

    from $1,799*

    5 day tour departing London. 4 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. The service of a Driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Mince pies & mulled wine. Entrances to: Christ Church College, Shakespeare's ...

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  • Scottish Borders & English Lakes, 5 Days

    Scottish Borders & English Lakes, 5 Days

    from $1,835*

    5 day tour departing Edinburgh. 4 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Whisky tasting, Lake Windermere crossing. Wensleydale cheese making ...

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  • Palaces & Chateaux of the Loire, 4 Days

    Palaces & Chateaux of the Loire, 4 Days

    from $1,875*

    4 day tour departing Paris. 3 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Food and wine taster session at a chateau. Wine tasting in the Loire. Entrances in: Chateau ...

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  • The 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, 4 Days

    The 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, 4 Days

    from $1,875*

    4 day tour departing Edinburgh. 3 nights accommodation. Full Scottish breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Whisky tasting. Entrances to: Edinburgh Tattoo Ticket, Crannog Visitors Centre, ...

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  • Corners of Southern Ireland, 6 Days

    Corners of Southern Ireland, 6 Days

    from $2,065*

    6 day tour departing Dublin. 5 nights accommodation. Irish breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Kinsale Heritage Walk. Irish whiskey tour and tasting. Entrances to: Irish National Stud, Birr ...

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  • Edinburgh's Hogmanay, 4 Days, SAVE $116*

    Edinburgh's Hogmanay, 4 Days, SAVE $116*

    from $2,129*

    4 day tour departing Edinburgh. 3 nights accommodation. Full Scottish cooked breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals. The services of a Back-Roads driver/Tour Leader. Mini-coach transportation. Entrances to: Linlithgow Palace, Edinburgh Street Party ...

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  • From Berlin To Bohemia, 6 Days, SAVE $126*

    From Berlin To Bohemia, 6 Days, SAVE $126*

    from $2,369*

    6 day tour departing Berlin. 5 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals. The service of a Back-Roads driver/Tour Leader. Mini-coach transportation. Prague beer tour. Entrances to: Charlottenburg Palace Christmas Market, ...

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  • Harvest In Tuscany, 7 Days, SAVE $130*

    Harvest In Tuscany, 7 Days, SAVE $130*

    from $2,415*

    7 day tour departing Florence. 6 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x Tuscan banquet, 1 x lunch including quality wines. The service of a Back-Roads tour leader. Driver & mini-coach transportation. Tuscan cookery ...

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  • Coffeehouse Owners' Ball, 5 Days, SAVE $136*

    Coffeehouse Owners' Ball, 5 Days, SAVE $136*

    from $2,479*

    5 day tour departing Vienna. 4 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. The service of a Back-Roads tour leader. Driver & mini-coach transportation. Apple strudel show. 2 x wine tastings. Vienna card. Entrances ...

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  • Flower Ball, 5 Days, SAVE $136*

    Flower Ball, 5 Days, SAVE $136*

    from $2,479*

    5 day tour departing Vienna. 4 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. The service of a Back-Roads tour leader. Driver & mini-coach transportation. Apple strudel show. 2 x wine tastings. Vienna card. Entrances ...

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  • Corners of Cornwall, 7 Days

    Corners of Cornwall, 7 Days

    from $2,515*

    7 day tour departing London. 6 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x seafood lunch. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Wine tasting. Entrances to: St Michael's Mount, The Gardens of ...

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  • Flavours of Southern England, 6 Days

    Flavours of Southern England, 6 Days

    from $2,525*

    6 day tour departing London. 5 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x lunch at Priory Bay, 1 x lunch at Hix Oyster & Fish House, 1 x lunch at River Cottage Canteen & Deli, 1 x lunch at Wheeler's Inn. Services of a ...

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  • The Wonders of Wales, 7 Days

    The Wonders of Wales, 7 Days

    from $2,525*

    7 day tour departing Cardiff. 6 nights accommodation. Full Welsh breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x afternoon tea at Cefn Park's 'Victorian Kitchen'. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Welsh wine tasting. Welsh language ...

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  • Bavaria & The Romantic Back-Road, 7 Days, SAVE $136*

    Bavaria & The Romantic Back-Road, 7 Days, SAVE $136*

    from $2,529*

    7 day tour departing Frankfurt. 6 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals. The services of a Back-Roads driver/Tour Leader. Mini-coach transportation. 1 x wine tasting. 1 x beer tasting, Entrances to: Heidelberg Castle, ...

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  • The Splendours of Sicily, 7 Days

    The Splendours of Sicily, 7 Days

    from $2,535*

    7 day tour departing Palermo. 6 nights in charming accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals. Services of a Back-Roads tour leader, driver & mini-coach transportation. Services of local guides in Valley of the Temples, Villa del ...

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  • Croatia & The Dalmatian Coast, 7 Days

    Croatia & The Dalmatian Coast, 7 Days

    from $2,755*

    7 day tour departing Dubrovnik. 6 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals. Services of a Back-Roads tour leader, driver & mini-coach transportation. Services of local guides in Dubrovnik, Korcula, Trogir & Split. Ferry from ...

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  • Enchanting Southern Italy, 7 Days

    Enchanting Southern Italy, 7 Days

    from $2,795*

    7 day tour departing Naples. 6 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 2 x lunches. Services of a Back-Roads tour leader, driver & mini-coach transportation. Services of local guides in Naples, Pompeii, Ravello and ...

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  • Vintage France, 7 Days

    Vintage France, 7 Days

    from $2,925*

    7 day tour departing Paris. 6 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Tastings in Champagne, Chablis, Burgundy & Rhone Valley. Walking tour of the vineyards in ...

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  • Highlights of Britain, 9 Days

    Highlights of Britain, 9 Days

    from $2,975*

    9 day tour departing London. 8 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Yorkshire Ale brewery tour. Entrances to: Christ Church College, Cotswold Woollen ...

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  • Chelsea Flower Show, 7 Days

    Chelsea Flower Show, 7 Days

    from $2,995*

    7 day tour departing RHS Garden Wisley. 6 nights accommodation. Breakfast daily, 2 x evening meals. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Entrance to all gardens

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  • A Scottish Journey, 8 Days

    A Scottish Journey, 8 Days

    from $3,075*

    8 day tour departing Edinburgh. 7 nights accommodation. Full Scottish breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals, 1 x seafood lunch experience. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Inverness walking tour. Ferries to Mull and ...

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  • Tuscan Treats & The Cinque Terre, 9 Days

    Tuscan Treats & The Cinque Terre, 9 Days

    from $3,125*

    9 day tour departing Florence. 8 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals, 2 x lunches. Services of a Back-Roads tour leader, driver & mini-coach transportation. Services of local guide in Florence & Siena. Whispers in ...

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  • Family Christmas In Lapland, 5 Days, SAVE $170*

    Family Christmas In Lapland, 5 Days, SAVE $170*

    from $3,195*

    5 day tour departing Rovaniemi. 4 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. The service of a Back-Roads tour leader. Driver & mini-coach transportation. Winter clothing rental. The services of local guides for ...

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  • La Belle France, 9 Days

    La Belle France, 9 Days

    from $3,275*

    9 day tour departing Paris. 8 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour guide. Mini-coach transportation. Cider & calvados tasting. Entrances: Monet's House and Garden at Giverny, Angers Castle, ...

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  • Eastern Europe Winter Escape, 9 Days, SAVE $180*

    Eastern Europe Winter Escape, 9 Days, SAVE $180*

    from $3,355*

    9 day tour departing Prague. 8 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. The service of a Back-Roads driver/Tour Leader. Mini-coach transportation. 'Taste the good things in Budapest's pantry' tour. Warm wine on ...

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  • A Taste of Bordeaux, 9 Days

    A Taste of Bordeaux, 9 Days

    from $3,495*

    9 day tour departing Bordeaux. 8 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. 3 x wine tastings. Truffle tasting. Entrances to: Toulouse-Lautrec Museum, Lascaux Caves ...

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  • The Amazing Northern Lights, 5 Days, SAVE $190*

    The Amazing Northern Lights, 5 Days, SAVE $190*

    from $3,555*

    5 day tour departing Rovaniemi. 4 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. The service of a Back-Roads tour leader. Driver & mini-coach transportation. Winter clothing rental. Finnish Cooking Class. The services ...

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  • Switzerland: The Top Of Europe, 7 Days, SAVE $196*

    Switzerland: The Top Of Europe, 7 Days, SAVE $196*

    from $3,649*

    7 day tour departing Zurich. 6 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals. The service of a Back-Roads tour leader. 1st class rail travel and mini-coach transportation. 24-hour Zurich card. Chocolatier in Lucerne Boat, cog ...

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  • Austria: A Winter Wonderland, 9 Days, SAVE $206*

    Austria: A Winter Wonderland, 9 Days, SAVE $206*

    from $3,879*

    9 day tour departing Munich. 8 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals. The services of a Back-Roads driver/Tour Leader. Mini-coach transportation. 1 x beer tasting. Apple strudel show. Entrances to: Neuschwanstein Castle, ...

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  • Ireland - The Emerald Isle, 12 Days

    Ireland - The Emerald Isle, 12 Days

    from $3,895*

    12 day tour departing Dublin. 11 nights accommodation. Full Irish breakfast daily, 5 x evening meals. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Black Cab Experience. Kinsale Heritage Walk. Irish whiskey tour and tasting. Entrances ...

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  • Spanish Inspiration, 10 Days

    Spanish Inspiration, 10 Days

    from $3,975*

    10 day tour departing Madrid. 9 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 3 x evening meals, 1 x tapas lunch. Services of a Back-Roads tour leader, driver & mini-coach transportation. Services of local guides in Toledo, Cordoba, Seville & ...

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  • Provence & the French Riviera, 11 Days

    Provence & the French Riviera, 11 Days

    from $4,075*

    11 day tour departing Nice. 10 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 5 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. Services of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Wine tasting. Entrances to: Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, Paul Cezanne's studio, ...

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  • Chelsea Flower Show Extended, 11 Days

    Chelsea Flower Show Extended, 11 Days

    from $4,449*

    11 day tour departing RHS Garden Wisley. 10 nights accommodation. Full English breakfast daily, 5 x evening meals. Service of a driver/tour leader. Mini-coach transportation. Entrance to all gardens and stately homes in the itinerary

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  • Grand European Winter Getaway, 14 Days, SAVE $286*

    Grand European Winter Getaway, 14 Days, SAVE $286*

    from $5,359*

    14 day tour departing Berlin. 13 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 7 x evening meals, 1 x lunch. The service of a Back-Roads driver/Tour Leader. Mini-coach transportation. Prague beer tour. 'Taste the good things in Budapest's pantry' ...

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  • Italian Indulgence, 14 Days

    Italian Indulgence, 14 Days

    from $5,545*

    14 day tour departing Rome. 13 nights accommodation. European breakfast daily, 4 x evening meals, 2 x lunches. Services of a Back-Roads tour leader, driver & mini-coach transportation. Services of local guides in Rome, Siena, Florence, Ravenna & ...

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